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1901, Nov 27 Obituary from Kokomo (IN) Tribune
Passing of Thomas Jessup. Veteran of the Civil War
Passes Away at his home on Markland Ave.
Thomas Jessup, an honest, kind hearted old soldier, died Tuesday
evening at his late home near Darrough Chapel on East Markland Avenue.
The funeral will take place at the Darrough Chapel Thursday at 10
o'clock. The interment will be had in Albright Cemetery.
Todd Maddock (601 22nd Ave. Lewiston, Idaho 83501)
"Death closed the life of Mrs. Mattie Jane MATLOCK
JOHNSON, age 73, early
Monday mornin(g). She succumbed at the Good Samaritan hospital at 3:30
o'clock of complications from which she has suffered for the past six
She was removed from her home, 311 North Union Street, to the hospital
weeks ago. Funeral services will be held at the Ellers mortuary at 2:30
o'clock on Tuesday afternoon.....
Burial will follow at Crown Point cemetery...
Surviving are the husband, Louis JOHNSON; two sons, Merrill MATLOCK of
Kokomo, and Leon MATLOCK of Indianapolis and a brother Charles SLOAN of
She was a member of the First United Brethren church and was a past
president of the Howard Count chapter of American War Mothers."
From the Kokomo Daily Tribune October 3, 1938 (Monday)
Kokomo Tribune - after 7 Dec 1942
Name:Mrs. Maud HAMMOND DEMPSEY
Died: 7 pm Monday, 7 Dec 1942 at St. Joseph
Hospital, Ft. Wayne - patient at hospital for 11 weeks.
Married: John L. JOHNSON
Born: in Noblesville [no date or parents
Survivors: husband; 2 children by former
Madeline SMITH & Thomas DEMPSEY; 3 sisters, Dr. Gertrude
Dr. Laura GRANT and "one residing in Detroit, MI" [not named]; one
brother, Mark HAMMOND.
Funeral Home: S.C. Moore; awaiting funeral
arrangements. NOTE: a separate notice from 10 Dec
1942 = funeral services held
at St. Patrick's Catholic church and "body taken to Noblesville for
burial" [no cemetery listed]
Kokomo Tribune - after 19 Dec 1942
Name: John Charles JORDAN
Died: Sat, 19 Dec 1942, at his home in
Madison Twp [Tipton County]
Born: 23 Mar 1858, son of Milligan
& Luisa (TURNER) JORDAN
Married: Harriet RICHARDS in 1880 - she
died 8 years prior 
Survivors: 4 children: Mrs. Minne REDMON,
THARP, Walter JORDAN & Mrs. Annie E. INNIS; 3 half-siblings,
RICHARDS, Marble RICHARDS and Mrs. Nancy DAVIS.
Funeral Services: not announced.